Monday, April 6, 2009

Reunion Year 4!

I'm just feeling really emotional about our reunion, our incredible friends made through adoption, and these incredible kiddos. I wish I could bottle the feeling I get when I see our kids all playing together and spread it around. I KNOW that then there would be more people who have a heart for adoption. The rewards are just indescribable. Too mushy? Somebody remind me of this post when I'm complaining about my kids because they're driving me crazy. Even then, I'd say it's worth it. Here's some photos. We all had an incredible time.

Group photo time. All of these kids have come home from China in the past 5 years (approx).
Seven of them came home in February/March of 2005 when we brought Cassidy home.
The "big" kids get to be big sisters and brothers to all the little ones. Courtney loves it and the little ones love to play with her. Here, she's keeping the only little boy from taking a nose dive down the stairs!
Bubbles! The incredibly windy day was good for something!


This is Cassidy and her orphanage sister. These two lived in the same orphanage in Chongqing until they met their forever families on Febrary 28, 2005.

3 comments:

Howard and Kim said...

Not too mushy at all! Of course, something about that last photo brought tears to my eyes. It was a wonderful weekend. I even mentioned to Howard that maybe we should do it every 6 months.... :)

Jill and Rick said...

I feel the same way, Martha (& Kim!) As I told Rick as we left on Saturday, "I truly LOVE those friends!" (& he agreed)

Thank you so much for once again lining up the church. It just felt like a perfect day. (except it was too short!)

Susan said...

Looks like a great day. How awesome to see all these beautiful kids just enjoying life!

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